Those two words—"shipping fee"—make everyone second-guess their online purchases. Personally, I always end up not buying said item, or, in most cases, adding something else to my cart so I can hit that minimum spending limit for free shipping. Luckily, it seems like retailers, big and small, know this: Most websites will offer free shipping for a limited time or some other incentive to ease the pain of having to pay the fees.
Pro tip: One of my favorite ways to get around retailers that charge shipping fees is to have them ship that item to a store near me for in-person pick-up. (If the item doesn't work out, you can return it right there and then—convenient and efficient.) But you can also refer to the list below that outlines all the retailers that offer free shipping. From Coach and Kate Spade New York to Nordstrom, here are the online shopping sites that don't charge fees and/or provide agreeable alternatives to make your checkout process easier.
Creators Club members automatically receive free standard shipping on every order as long as they're signed in when making a purchase. Non-members pay $4.99 for shipping.
Currently the retailer is offering free shipping on orders $50+ and free returns.
The tech company offers free next-day shipping on any in-stock Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or Apple TV. Two-free day shipping is offered on most in-stock items.
Free standard offering is offered on all orders $58+.
The retailer offers free shipping and free returns in-stores and online.
Offers free shipping and now extended returns on all orders.
Crate & Barrel
The home goods retailer has an entire section with select pieces that ship for free.
The brand offers free ground shipping via FedEx on orders going to any destination in the contiguous United States.
If you select standard shipping at check out, shipping will be free. The only catch is you'll have to wait five to eight business days for your items.
Orders $100+ will receive free shipping.
Kate Spade New York
Offers free shipping to all 50 states for most items.
Lou & Grey
The retailer is currently offering free shipping to the U.S. with some exclusions.
For standard shipping (delivery in two to seven business days), it's free.
The beauty retailer is currently offering standard free shipping.
You'll receive free shipping if you spend $25+ while Macy's Star Rewards Platinum & Gold Members get free shipping with no minimums 24/7.
The retailer has different membership tiers for free shipping. Check out this chart to see which category best suits your needs.
For orders $29+, you'll receive free shipping. Shipping length varies depending on where you live.
The online jewelry retailer offers free standard shipping.
Shipping is free when you select the three-to-five business days delivery option. The retailer also offers free shipping if you order online and pickup the item in-store.
The e-commerce retailer offers free standard shipping depending on your address. Check your location here.
The retailer's tagline is "Free shipping. Free returns. All the time." Nordstrom's known for its easy return policies and cordial customer service.
The retailer offers free standard shipping (five to seven business days in the U.S. and two to four weeks in Alaska/Hawaii) on all orders.
The online e-commerce retailer offers free shipping on all orders.
Saks Fifth Avenue
Use the code FREESHIP to receive free standard ground shipping on orders.
Offers free standard ground shipping on all domestic orders within the continental United States.
The beauty retailer offers free standard shipping on orders $50 and over. You can also enroll in its FLASH subscription for free shipping with no minimum for one year.
Both Shopbop and East Dane offer free three-day shipping.
The online retailer offers free two to three day shipping if you're shipping to the United States.
Target only offers free shipping on orders of $35+, which isn't difficult if you've ever popped into Target for one thing and have left with five other things. For free shipping completely, select in-store pickup. You can also sign up for a Target REDcard to get free shipping on all orders.
Tiffany & Co.
The luxury jewelry company offers free shipping and returns on all orders.
They offer free shipping and returns within the continental United States.
The retailer offers free standard ground shipping on all regularly priced products. For clearance items, check this list.
This retailer, which offers plus-size clothing, has free standard shipping.
The prescription glasses and sunglasses brand offers free shipping (and returns!) in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and military APO/DPO/FPO addresses.
The online shoe and clothing retailer offers free standard shipping.
If you spend $50+, you will receive free shipping. If you ship to the store of your choice for in-person pick-up, however, the shipping is free.
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